[OS X TeX] vskip to a location

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Apr 14 13:12:02 EDT 2008

On Apr 14, 2008, at 11:28 AM, Chris Goedde wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a general tex question. Is there a package that provides the  
> facility to do a vertical skip to a certain location rather than by  
> a certain amount? Suppose that I have some text then I want to skip  
> down to the middle of the page to continue. Rather than something  
> like \vskip 2in, I want something like \vskipto 5.5in (assuming US  
> letter). The \vskipto command would account for any topmargin and  
> the vertical height of any preceding text, and place the next text  
> 5.5 inches below the top of the page (or above the bottom, doesn't  
> matter).
> Anyone know of anything like this?
> Thanks,
> Chris


Not sure if this does what you want but take a look at the textpos  

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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